Sarah Longoria is an HR executive with more than 20 years of experience leading HR across a range of companies from start-ups to billion-dollar global businesses in Pharma, Bio and MedTech. Most recently, Sarah was Chief HR & Compliance Officer for Exicure, a publicly traded biotech company, where she built the HR function, reshaped company culture and operations and ultimately led a restructuring program based on a change in control.
Prior to Exicure, Sarah led HR for Assertio, a publicly traded pharmaceutical company and spent 18 years at Abbott, a Fortune 100 healthcare company. While at Abbott, Sarah held roles of increasing responsibility, including Head of Human Resources for three global divisions within the diagnostics segment. Sarah led the HR integration for one of the largest acquisitions in the history of Abbott and held additional worldwide HR leadership positions for other operating businesses.
Sarah received her BBA degree in business, human resources from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater.